Motorola Moto G5 Plus vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
400 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

67.18 %
82.43 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 610

RAM

4GB LPDDR3
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle)
25 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.91 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm)
6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
Splash; IP X2

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray
Cosmic blue, Crystal pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, OTG

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Shopping information

In The Box

 
18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover

MSRP

$ 229
 
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